Facebook founder Zuckerberg ties knot

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Sun, May 20, 2012 13:01 hrs
Facebook founder Zuckerberg ties knot

Los Angeles, May 20 (IBNS) Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg got married to his long time girlfriend Priscilla Chan on Saturday.

His relationship status update on his own creation, the Facebook, said he is ´married´.

His Facebook page read: "Mark added a life event to 19 May 2012 on his timeline: Married Priscilla Chan".

Zuckerberg also posted a photo of their marriage on the social networking site.

He got married to his long time girlfriend from Harvard days, Priscilla Chan, 27, at his home at Palo Alto, California. It was a simple ceremony, reports said.



The marriage followed soon after Facebook went for its initial public offering (IPO) with worth more than $100 billion at its stock opening when it began trading on the Nasdaq on Friday in the most anticipated Wall Street opening.

Zuckerberg, now 28, as of 2012 has personal wealth estimated at more than $19.1 billion, making him one of the world´s youngest billionaires. Zuckerberg remains one of the 30 richest people on Earth.

He was named four times in Time 100 respectively in 2009 as one of the 100 influential people of the world, in 2010 as Time magazine´s Person of the Year, in 2011 as one of the 100 influential people of the world and in 2012 in "The All-Time TIME 100 of All Time".

(Photo Courtesy: Zuckerberg´s Facebook account)


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